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Editor’s Choice at The New Theatre

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Summer is coming and down at the New Theatre it’s hot, hot, hot! Here’s The Moment’s pick of the best coming up...

1 Definitely one for the fans (and maybe only for die-hard completists who have already done the Stranger Things Experience, seen Stranger Things: First Shadow and obsessively binge-watched all four seasons on Netflix) Stranger Sings! nonetheless promises a whole heap of goofy fun, in-jokes and genuinely catchy 80s-style songs.
Stranger Sings!
Saturday, 25 May 2024

2 Using beautiful, full-size, hand-built puppets, mythical creatures from all over the world come to life in this wildly imaginative show. Back on tour direct from the West End, Dragons and Mythical Beasts is an award-winning tour-de-force for both big and little kids alike.
Dragons and Mythical Beasts
Tuesday, 4 – Wednesday, 5 June 2024

3 Co-host of the award-winning mega-hit podcast Off Menu with James Acaster, judge on Great British Menu, Taskmaster champion and host of Taskmaster The Podcast, and now host of The Traitors: Uncloaked, Ed Gamble brings his brand new show to Peterborough.
Ed Gamble: Hot Diggity Dog
Sunday, 9 June 2024

New Theatre4 First a beloved children’s book, The Lion Inside is now an acclaimed stage show, with music and lyrics by Eamonn O’Dwyer and directed by Sarah Punshon. Come on a journey with Mouse as she discovers that size isn’t everything when it comes to having the heart and courage of a lion!
The Lion Inside
Tuesday, 11 – Wednesday, 12 June 2024

5 Loosely based on Puccini’s La Boheme, Rent is the cult-hit rock musical that’s back in the UK for a 2024 tour. Deservedly winning plaudits from audiences and critics alike when it first premiered, the story follows a group of New York friends who are determined
to live their lives in service of their art, under the shadow of the HIV/AIDS crisis.
Thursday, 20 – Saturday, 29 June 2024

For more information on all our picks, head to or phone the box office on 01733 852992.

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